2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,819 5,047 85.3 84.1-86.4 772 14.7 13.6-15.9
-Piedmont NC 2,840 2,465 85.8 84.1-87.3 375 14.2 12.7-15.9
GENDER
Male 1,305 1,096 83.3 80.6-85.7 209 16.7 14.3-19.4
Female 1,535 1,369 88.1 85.9-89.9 166 11.9 10.1-14.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,837 1,716 91.7 89.9-93.2 121 8.3 6.8-10.1
Non-Hispanic Black 542 473 84.4 79.9-88.0 69 15.6 12.0-20.1
Other 461 276 60.4 54.8-65.8 185 39.6 34.2-45.2
AGE
18-34 643 503 78.0 74.1-81.5 140 22.0 18.5-25.9
35-44 406 310 79.2 73.8-83.7 96 20.8 16.3-26.2
45-54 494 412 84.4 80.4-87.8 82 15.6 12.2-19.6
55-64 469 424 90.6 86.9-93.3 45 9.4 6.7-13.1
65-74 458 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 302 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 138 59.3 51.3-66.8 103 40.7 33.2-48.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 636 508 82.5 78.9-85.6 128 17.5 14.4-21.1
Some Post-H.S. 735 655 88.2 85.2-90.7 80 11.8 9.3-14.8
College Graduate 1,221 1,158 95.1 93.6-96.3 63 4.9 3.7- 6.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 699 611 85.4 81.4-88.6 88 14.6 11.4-18.6
No 2,023 1,760 86.4 84.5-88.1 263 13.6 11.9-15.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 285 267 92.1 86.8-95.4 18 7.9 4.6-13.2
Non-Veteran 2,527 2,178 85.3 83.5-87.0 349 14.7 13.0-16.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,566 1,339 85.6 83.5-87.6 227 14.4 12.4-16.5
Unemployed 183 118 66.9 57.7-75.0 65 33.1 25.0-42.3
Retired 678 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 165 148 85.5 76.6-91.4 17 14.5 8.6-23.4
Other not in Labor Force 196 156 82.1 75.3-87.4 40 17.9 12.6-24.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 157 66.9 58.0-74.8 66 33.1 25.2-42.0
$15,000- 24,999 336 248 73.4 67.2-78.7 88 26.6 21.3-32.8
$25,000- 34,999 214 169 75.0 66.9-81.7 45 25.0 18.3-33.1
$35,000- 49,999 282 246 86.6 81.3-90.6 36 13.4 9.4-18.7
$50,000- 74,999 326 302 92.4 88.3-95.1 24 7.6 4.9-11.7
$75,000+ 878 851 96.4 94.4-97.7 27 3.6 2.3- 5.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 227 142 60.3 51.4-68.6 85 39.7 31.4-48.6
101% to 150% 254 197 76.8 70.0-82.5 57 23.2 17.5-30.0
151% to 200% 218 188 84.1 76.8-89.4 30 15.9 10.6-23.2
More than 200% 1,422 1,356 94.8 93.2-96.1 66 5.2 3.9- 6.8
HOUSING
Own 1,793 1,688 92.0 90.0-93.6 105 8.0 6.4-10.0
Rent 822 587 70.6 66.8-74.2 235 29.4 25.8-33.2
Other arrangement 198 164 83.5 76.7-88.6 34 16.5 11.4-23.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,571 1,349 85.9 83.7-87.8 222 14.1 12.2-16.3
Regional City or Suburban County 692 615 86.8 83.2-89.7 77 13.2 10.3-16.8
Rural 577 501 83.9 79.1-87.8 76 16.1 12.2-20.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 90 85.5 74.9-92.2 14 14.5 7.8-25.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,170 1,025 85.7 82.7-88.2 145 14.3 11.8-17.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,566 1,350 85.9 83.7-87.8 216 14.1 12.2-16.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 926 804 86.8 84.1-89.2 122 13.2 10.8-15.9
2nd Quartile 1,120 978 85.8 83.0-88.2 142 14.2 11.8-17.0
3rd Quartile 712 616 85.1 81.3-88.3 96 14.9 11.7-18.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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